Gentoo Archives: gentoo-desktop

From: Tadeu Granemann <tadeugr@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-desktop@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-desktop] startx
Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2007 15:00:00
Message-Id: 45B0DB9B.2010509@gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-desktop] startx by "M. Edward (Ed) Borasky"
M. Edward (Ed) Borasky wrote:
> Tadeu Granemann wrote: >> Hi, i'm gonna put more details about my problem :P >> >> I'm trying to install gentoo live CD 2006.1 in my ACER 5610, with >> Intel Integrated Graphics. >> I get an error with "startx". I want install gentoo reading the manual. >> I think the video driver is i810. >> >> The end of Xorg log: >> >> (II) I810: Driver for Intel Integrated Graphics Chipsets: i810, >> i810-dc100, >> i810e, i815, i830M, 845G, 852GM/855GM, 865G, 915G, E7221 (i915), >> 915GM, 945G >> (II) Primary Device is: PCI 00:02:0 >> (--) Assigning device section with no busID to primary device >> (WW) I810: No matching Device section for instance (BusID PCI:0:2:1) >> found >> (EE) No devices detected. >> >> Fatal server error: >> no screens found >> >> >> Any hint ? >> >> thanks >> Tadeu > You're missing some stuff in your xorg.conf file. It found the > graphics chipset OK. The easiest way to get on the air is usually the > following: > > 1. Log on to the console as root. > 2. Type > > # X -configure > > X will start up, probe your hardware, and write a file > "/root/xorg.conf.new" > > 3. You'll need to edit this file in two or three places. For some > reason (I should file a defect on this) it usually gets the mouse > device wrong. Edit the file and if it says "/dev/mice" or > "/dev/mouse", change it to "/dev/psaux". You should end up with a line > that looks something like this: > > Option "Device" "/dev/psaux" > > > 4. Figure out what screen resolution you want. Most monitors these > days are capable of handling all sorts of resolutions, but I've got a > fairly ancient one and can't deal with small characters, so I usually > just use 1024x768. Towards the bottom of the xorg.conf.new file, > you'll want something like this: > > Section "Screen" > Identifier "Screen0" > Device "Card0" > Monitor "Monitor0" > DefaultColorDepth 24 > SubSection "Display" > Viewport 0 0 > Depth 1 > Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480" > EndSubSection > SubSection "Display" > Viewport 0 0 > Depth 4 > Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480" > EndSubSection > SubSection "Display" > Viewport 0 0 > Depth 8 > Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480" > EndSubSection > SubSection "Display" > Viewport 0 0 > Depth 15 > Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480" > EndSubSection > SubSection "Display" > Viewport 0 0 > Depth 16 > Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480" > EndSubSection > SubSection "Display" > Viewport 0 0 > Depth 24 > Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480" > EndSubSection > EndSection > > > The specific error message you got, > > Fatal server error: > no screens found > > indicates something is wrong in this last section I posted. > > Once you've edited xorg.conf.new, you can test it by typing > > # X -config /root/xorg.conf.new > > If X comes up, copy the new config file to /etc/X11/xorg.conf and you > should be ready. > >
lol it's working now.... thanks everybody -- gentoo-desktop@g.o mailing list